• College of Arts Constantijn Huygens, Kampen (Netherlands), 1985-1990. Graduated in May 31th 1990.

• Masterclass Milan Kunc, Amsterdam Institute for Painting, 1995.

• Research of the traditional Suzhou embroidery at China, 2019. Hanshan Art Museum and the cultural heritages in Suzhou City.

• Mondriaanfonds, Grant International Presentations / Pauline Nijenhuis at group exhibition contemporary fiberart FI2016.
• Grant Starting Artists, Stichting Fonds Voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, 1992. 

De Merit Award 2015 (shared second prize) International ARTS & CRAFTS DESIGN AWARD 2015.
• Finalist at AVROTROS Vincent Van Goghprijs 2015.
• Nominated as prize winner for the Royal Grant for Fine Art in 1993.
• Art Work 'Fast Landscape Magic Kiss' chosen as 'Art of the Day' on by Benno Tutein Nolthernius on 22 February 2013.

Artist's Talks

• Gorcums Museum on project Fast Work, Time consuming Landscape, 2018
• Kucha on project 'Fast Work, Time consuming Landscape', Cityscapes Foundation, Amsterdam 2017.
• Presentation on project 'Fast Work, Time consuming Landscape', during Symposium on 'Thema' at ArtWorlds and Cityscapes Foundation, Amsterdam 2017.
• Presentation Project 'Fast Work, Time consuming Landscape', 18th ETN Conference at Textile Fashion Centre. Borås, Sweden 2017.
• Textiletalk Contemporary Textile Art Biënnale Contextile Portugal, 31 July and 1 August 2016.


•Hanshan Art Museum, Suzhou, China and the China Academy of Art in Fiber Art Department, April till June. 
•ZomerExpo 2019, Museum De Fundatie Zwolle, May 25th till September 1st.
• 'Ingenieurskunst - Waves & Particles' , Cityscapes Foundation, March 28th till December 24th, De Commandantswoning, Marineterrein Amsterdam opening March 22th. An dynamic exhibition where change of artworks regularly made.  
• CBK Emmen, October 12th 2019 till january 5th 2020.


• 'Horizon', ACEC, November 7th till December 9 Apeldoorn, opening November 10th
• 'Textiel leeft' , Museum De Kantfabriek, October 28th till December 30th, Horst- Venlo
• 'Textiel', Galerie De Kapberg, Egmond aan de Hoeve
• Gorcums Museum 'Voor de draad ermee', 7 April-9 September 2018, Gorcum.
• International exhibition digital images, Korea Craft Designer Association, Taiwan
• Cityscapes Foundation, Kapiteinswoning, Amsterdam

• HOE=HET NU 2017, ACEC, Apeldoorn
• 'Space Time & Architecture', Cityscapes Foundation, Amsterdam
• ZomerExpo 2017 'Water', Kasteel het Nijenhuis (Heino) and Museum de Fundatie (Zwolle)
• International Textile Biennial 2017, Kunststichting Perspektief vzw Haacht, Belgium

• HOE=HET NU 2016, ACEC, Apeldoorn
• World of Threads Festival, Gallery Space, Living Arts Centre, Toronto, Canada
• Duo exhibition Jessica Muller en Pauline Nijenhuis in 'De Oude Apotheek', Zutphen
• Cityscapes Foundation, Marineterrein Amsterdam
• Fiberart International 2016, Pittsburgh, USA. Supported by Mondriaan Fonds (Grant International Presentations)
• 11e International Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Textile Art Scythia, Kherson, Ukraine • Kunstenaars & Textiel, C-Lab Kunst West, Amsterdam


• Rijswijk Textiel Biënnale 2015, international exhibition, Museum Rijswijk
• ZomerExpo 2015, anonymously selected, 'Fierce'. Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
• Cityscapes Gallery, 'Summer in the city 02 - Oh, Brave New World', Piet Heinkade Amsterdam
• Galerie Help U Zelven, 15th anniversary jubilee exhibition, Winterswijk


• HOE=HET NU 2014, ACEC, Apeldoorn• ArtArnhem 2014, Eusebiuskerk, Arnhem
• Group exhibition XS ARCAM Market and XS Architecture, 'Textile Architecture', Amsterdam
• Cityscapes Gallery, group exhibition 'Summer in the city', Amsterdam
• ZomerExpo 2014 'Light', presenting two works 'Fast World' and 'The Magic Kiss', Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

• Galerie Zône te Leiden
• ZomerExpo 2013 'Earth', Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
• Group exhibition Spotlight presenting Edith Meijering, Karin Hoogesteger, Jessica Muller and Pauline Nijenhuis, De Oude Apotheek Zutphen
• Culturele Vereniging De Kijkdoos, Bennekom

• Group exhibition by Gelders Landschap, Galerie Stills, Nijmegen
• Exhibition 'Textiel Verbindt 3', Galerie Help U Zelven, Winterswijk
• Solo exhibition, Galerie Izarte, Zutphen

• Duo exhibition Carina Riezebos and Pauline Nijenhuis, Galerie Help U Zelven, Winterswijk
• ZomerExpo 2011, anonymously selected, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
• 39x SOLO GBK new member exhibition, Arnhem (received audience prize)


• Duo exhibition Gallery De Andere Kant, Zutphen
• Group exhibition 'Global Village', Grote Kerk Alkmaar, Review Atelier 9 en 40 and Cool art & culture, Heerhugowaard, St. White Cube

• Solo POP-UP exhibition, CBK, Arnhem, 2009
• Solo exhibition, De Tuyter, Krimpen aan den IJssel, 2009
• Solo exhibition, Head Quarter CWI, Amsterdam, 2006
• Solo exhibition, Gallery LAK, Leiden, December 2005 - January 2006
• 'Huntenkunst', International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Doetinchem, 2004
• Group exhibition, Streekmuseum Crimpenerhof, Krimpenerwaard, 2003

• Salon of Gouda Confrontatie, Gemeente Gouda, 1997
• Group exhibition XXL, Kunstgebouw, Stichting Kunst en Cultuur Zuid-Holland, Den Haag, 1997
• IJsselsalon, Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, 1995
• Amsterdam Institute for Painting and Milan Kunc Masterclass, 1995
• Solo exhibition, Gallery LAK, Leiden, 1995
• Group exhibition, Gallery Ga, Amsterdam, 1994
• Group exhibition. Stichting Koninklijk Paleis, Amsterdam 1993

Online Press

Art websites
• E-book 'A response to landscape' 2016, page 98 t/m 108.
ETN Textile Forum 
• interview "Pauline Nijenhuis; Man and machine', Juli 2014, UK.
Trendbeheer Archief 39x Solo at GBK Arnhem, 2011

Blogs January 6, 2019. A book review of the project  Fast Work timeconsuming Landscape by Mique Menheere 
• Martharessler May 2016
• Unhidden 28 April 2015
• Boing Boing ‘Unbelievable embroidered paintings of cars, planes, and an accelerated culture’ by David Pescovitz, at 11 March 2015, USA
• ZomerExpo 2014, Fascination for light, May 2014
• May 2014
• Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine, 14 October 2013
• 'Art of the Day' on 22 February 2013 by Benno Tutein Nolthenius,  Kunst Actueel, on 'The Magic Kiss'
• Lustik 
• 'De aqui y de alli'.  Blogpost by Peter Vidani Creative Director at Tumblr. Brooklyn, New York.
Art Today 10 October 2013,  France
• The Latest 10 October, Portugal
• Tastelink
• Artnau 11 October 2013, Spain
• Blogpost on 'Fast landscape' by Daniel Zeevi, 'Amazing acrylic artwork and texture', 10 October 2013, USA.


• Film documentary project HORIZONTAL CROSSINGS - 2019 China
•Catalonian TV-program "Yes T'ho Faras! Item 'Món del Mundial", 2017
• Documentaire 'The making of ....water' by Remko Dekker commissioned by ZomerExpo 2017, following the artists John Mostert, Teddy Lauren and Pauline Nijenhuis in their way from selection procedure till exhibition, 2017
• 'Artist in focus V7 Pauline MM Nijenhuis' video by Wouter Hoes, 2016
• ZomerExpo 2014, Vincent Bijlo experiences 'The Magic Kiss', video 2014


Fine Art Magazines
• Embroidery Magazine - UK, January 2019, profile 'Life in the fast lane' by Jane Audas, cover and pp. 16-21
• Surface Design Journal - USA, Autumn 2016. The World of Threads Festival 2016 'Me and You' at The Living Arts Centre Gallery, Canada. Photograph of 'Fastlandscape Orange'
• Surface Design Journal - USA, Charles Rosenblum on the exhibition Fiberart International 2016, Center for the Arts Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, USA
• Textiel Plus, Spring 2014, interview 'Auto portretten en Snellandschappen. Geschilderd borduurwerk van Pauline Nijenhuis' by Dorothé Swinkels. Textiel Plus, edition 227, pp. 26, 27 en 28

• De Stad Gorinchem, July 19th 2018, Nijenhuis:Borduren als tegengif, Agnes Broeksema, p.5.
• Trouw - De Verdieping, 10 April 2018, 'Hogere Borduurkunst' by Joke de Wolf, pp. 14-15 Digital version 'Borduren is hip:ook moderne kunstenaars grijpen graag naar naald en draad' by Joke de Wolf, 10 April 2018 - 18:43 PM
• De Stentor, 16 February 2016, 'Schilderen met naald en draad' by Sander Grootendorst
• Het Parool Gevels Breien by Jochem van Staalduine, 10 October 2014, p. 8. Exhibition 'Textile Architecture ' by XS ARCAM MARKET
• De Stentor, May 12th 2015, 'Zutphense maakt kans in Van Gogh Wedstrijd', Judah Bolink
• Gelderlander, March 8th 2013, 'Gevecht tussen diverse disciplines' by Antonie den Ridder
• Gelderlander, September 14th2012, 'Vele gezichten van Gelders groen' by Francine Wildenborg• Zutphense Koerier, July 6th 2011, 'Uit duizenden gekozen'
• Zutphense Koerier, May 31th 2011, 'Eervolle selectie Edith en Paulien'

Books /E-books
• WALL ART, ARTISTRY IN FIBER, by Anne Lee and Ashley Rooney, pp. 138-139, 2017
• E-book A response to landscape, pp. 98 - 108, 2016
• Textielleeft! by Ellen Bakker, p. 106, 2015
• Catalogue Zomerexpo 2015, anonymously selected, 'Fierce', p. 150
• Catalogue Zomerexpo 2014, anonymously selected, 'Light', pp. 170-171
• Catalogue Zomerexpo 2013, anonymously selected, 'Earth', p. 94
• Catalogue Zomerexpo 2011, anonymously selected, 'New Masters of the Low Countries', p. 166
• Catalogue Rijswijk Textiel Biënnale 2015, 'Pauline Nijenhuis - Tratteggio' by Frank van der Ploeg, pp. 58-61, 2015